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What is C-3PO working on in this video?

This awesome PSA from the 70’s is super cool to watch. I love the retro-feel of all the electronics in the room and it kinda makes me think of Andor. It’s driving me crazy but I can’t figure out what ...
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Is there a use of swearing language in Star Wars movies, novels, comics or videogames?

I was always under the impression (or never encountered) that swearing and offensive language is not present in the Star Wars universe, yet in Andor season 1, episode 3, Linus Mosk uses a word that ...
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Did Disney make comics based on the books about Thrawn?

I’ve been rereading the Star Wars: Thrawn series by Timothy Zahn, and whenever I look up certain things, I’ve been finding lots of comic book like images with speech bubbles and everything. Are there ...
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Why did these uniforms have that symbol?

In episodes 2 and 3 of Andor, Has this been officially addressed? Is this just a costuming error, the result of rewrites, or something else?
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What did the "anteater-like creatures" cut from Star Wars look like?

I have a Star Wars minutia question. In an early version of the screenplay for the first film there were "anteater-like creatures" on the streets of Mos Eisley on Tatooine. From the "...
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Who is in the Crypt? [duplicate]

When Obi-wan goes to save Leia from the Third Sister, he discovers the Crypt - full of bodies encased in amber (or some such) Who are these people?
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Did Edrio and Benthic appear both in Rogue One?

Knowing that Edrio and his eggmate Benthic are phenotypically identical Tognaths, I think that the only way to know who is who it is by their different attire and (probably) voice. I found in the web ...
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Who owns the Star Wars Legends books?

Hypothetically, say I wanted to make a movie version of the Heir to the Empire series, would Disney be the one who owns the material and I would need to get permission from them or would I go to ...
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Pre-Disney, did Darth Vader express any opinions on slavery in the Empire?

In the Pre-Disney Star Wars canon did Darth Vader - who spent his childhood in slavery as Anakin Skywalker - express any opinions on the Empire's use of either slaves or indentured labor, in any ...
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When did Hondo Ohnaka first appear?

After watching Rebels and Clone Wars, both of which had Hondo, it lead me to wonder where he appeared first? Is it in either of those series, or somewhere else?
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Is there a canon source for the lifespan of humans in the Star Wars universe? [duplicate]

In Star Wars, we are apparently intended to understand that their humans have similar lifespans to our own, yet we frequently encounter members of other species that apparently have little difficulty ...
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What’s a plausible explanation for the inconsistent progression of the Galactic Republic? [closed]

I know this is a bit silly to treat the Star Wars galaxy so seriously but I look at the universe from a Watsonian point of view as opposed to Doylist. So. I was reading the Timeline of Galactic ...
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What is Gavin Darklighter shooting at in the art on the X-Wing 2.0 card?

On the card for Gavin Darklighter in the X-Wing Miniatures Game (second edition), we see Gavin Darklighter in his E-Wing shooting at something that looks to me a lot like just regular aircraft as we ...
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Were the original actors used for these characters in the Obi-Wan series?

Obviously David Prowse isn't around to reprise Darth Vader (now played by Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin Skywalker in the prequels) But there were two actors whose presence it wasn't clear on (...
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How could Luke physically hold the dice and touch Leia?

In The Last Jedi (2017), when Luke projects himself onto the planet where the rebels are, he first meets up with Leia and gives her Han's dice and kisses her on the forehead. How was he able to do ...
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Have we seen this power before in Star Wars?

In The Last Jedi (2017), towards the end, Luke projects himself onto the planet where Kylo Ren has cornered the Rebels. Later he is seen fighting Kylo and ultimately dying. Have we ever seen someone ...
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In Maul Lockdown by Joe Schreiber, how did Maul know his opponent used an amphistaff?

Given that at that point in time, the Yuuzhan Vong hadn’t attacked yet, and that the amphistaff is the signiture weapon of the Yuuzhan Vong, how would Maul have known the weapon was an amphistaff?
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What happened to the Inquisitorius?

In Star Wars: Rebels, the Inquisitorius was the main enemy of the rebels in the first two seasons. During that time, Kanan Jarrus kills the Grand Inquisitor and Maul kills 3 other Inquisitors (the 5th ...
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What species is this orc in Star Wars?

This brute shows up in Legends Star Wars: Republic: Emissaries to Malastare and I could never find the name of his species.
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Has there ever been a piano in Star Wars?

Basically what the title says. I'm fairly certain pianos aren't canon in the Star Wars universe, but has there ever been an instance (in the EU, Disney canon, or non-canon works like LEGO Star Wars) ...
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How did The Ones make the Killiks Force-sensitive?

In the Fate of the Jedi series, the Killiks mentioned that The Ones joined the hive mind and then left it, taking all their powers with them. When they joined, they had granted the Force-sensitivity ...
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How does the Skywalker line get from Luke to Cade?

Essentially, Luke gives the Jedi Grandmaster title to Ben Skywalker at the end of Crucible. Then at 135(ish) ABY, Cade Skywalker is mentioned in the comics. Is there a family tree or something to show ...
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Why was Andor delayed to September 21?

In the most recent trailer for Andor, the upcoming series about Cassian Andor as a prequel to Rogue One, we were notified that the series has been delayed to a three-episode premiere on September 21. ...
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What does Kylo Ren's helmet actually do? [duplicate]

In the sequel movie The Force Awakens, Han Solo confronts Kylo Ren on a narrow catwalk across a chasm, and demands: Ben, take off that mask! you don't need it! ...
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How do I tell the difference between a storm trooper and a clone trooper by looking?

There must be a way, and I’ve heard it’s the about the helmet but not what the differences are. In the movies, the characters have no trouble telling the difference, so logically there should be a way,...
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Which does Grogu choose?

Luke offers Grogu a choice between "giving up attachments" and taking the Jedi path, or forsaking the Jedi way and returning to the Mandalorian- does anyone know which decision he makes?
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Is the Star Wars galaxy in danger of running out of coaxium and tibanna?

Coaxium is the fuel that powers a hyperdrive. It is described as rare but thousands if not millions of beings use it to all the time to power their hyperdrives. Tibanna is also very important and it ...
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Did the Jedi read the prophecy wrong? [duplicate]

So the prophecy was that a 'chosen one' would come and bring balance to the force. Now the Qui-Gon-Jinn, and obi wan considered Anakin the chosen one and later when he turned to the dark side obi wan ...
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When was the 1st time in the Star Wars movies that a character has confirmed Anakin over Luke as the chosen one? [duplicate]

To address comments: 1 TheLethalCarrot♦: I might be missing something to what you're asking but isn't TPM full of Qui-Gon Jinn talking about Anakin being the Chosen One. Me: I thought Qui-Gon thought ...
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Was the Force stronger in the past?

I mean, in the old days, the ancient Sith could achieve incredible feats, such as eliminating all life on a planet or triggering a solar flare. While in the New Republic era, none of this can be ...
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About how big is the Mos Eisley Cantina?

Is there any reputable information about the dimensions of the Cantina? About to what scale to the real thing is the lego set?
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Who Is the Clone Trooper in Kenobi

In the second episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi, we see a grizzled clone veteran on Daiyu. He asks for money, and Kenobi tosses him a coin. Who is this? During research, I found that he was played by the same ...
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Why was Mr. Bones not able to be repaired?

In Aftermath: Empire's End, the final volume in the Star Wars: The Aftermath Trilogy, Mr. Bones (the reprogrammed B-1 battle droid) is destroyed and for some reason it was impossible for him to be re-...
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Can only a Sith conjure force lightning? [duplicate]

In Ep 9: Rise of Skywalker we see Rey accidentally using force lightning on one of the stormtrooper ships and thinks she killed Chewie later realizing he was on another ship. But after this scene, it ...
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Is Galactic Credit "paper currency" or "metallic currency"?

I mean, is the galactic credit more like paper money, such as dollars and euros, supported by national credibility? Or is it more like "metallic currency" such as gold and silver, which have ...
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How did the Third Sister move so quickly?

In Obi-Wan Kenobi Part V, the Third Sister is stabbed in the gut and left to die, while Kenobi and his rebel cell are trying to escape from the planet. In Obi-Wan Kenobi Part VI, So, how did the ...
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Star Wars-inspired online 'game' focused on the Sith

I'm looking for the name of an unofficial website where you could role play (best way I can put it) as a Sith - while I'm not sure if the website outwardly labelled them Sith, or if there was ever any ...
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Does a lightsaber that opens up in the middle exist?

Assuming the split hilt was made of beskar or something similar, could the two hilts be held only by the blade of the lightsaber? I've created an an image to show what I mean. Does this exist?
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Is there any type of lightsaber mace?

My friend and I were joking around about Mace Windu having a mace instead of a lightsaber and that got me wondering: is there any type of mace that uses lightsaber technology?
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Who is Palpatine's Wife?

In The Rise of Skywalker, it is revealed Then who would be Palpatine's wife? I have watched all of the movies and have never heard anything about this.
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How many times has the Millennium Falcon been captured by the Galactic Empire? [closed]

Does anyone know how many times the Millennium Falcon has been captured by the Galactic Empire?
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How does R2-D2 hack into everything? [closed]

How is it that astromech droids like R2-D2 and Chopper can hack into computer systems so easily? They must be doing something very advanced. I know in 1977; cybersecurity was very new (non-existent) ...
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Are there other religions in the Star Wars universe? [duplicate]

According to this Jediism is a religion. So my question is - Are there other religions in the Star Wars Universe?
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What is the process of creating a lightsaber?

So I know lightsabers are made of kyber crystals, but how are they made exactly? What is the process of making a kyber crystal into a killing machine?
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Is the Force balanced after the events of Episode IX?

Star Wars is mostly about the Skywalkers bringing balance to the Force and destroying the Sith. Is the Force balanced after the events of Episode IX? This question arises considering the fact that ...
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Why are the Mandalorian Supercomandos blaster bolts yellow?

In Clone Wars, the blasts from the weapons of the Galactic Republic were blue (extra ionization) to be more effective against the droids of the Confederation. In general, blaster bolts appear to be ...
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Why was this character able to appear as a force ghost?

In the final episode of the kenobi television series we see However, if I remember correctly in the Clone Wars television series it was established that Did I miss something between these events?
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Why did Bail Organa decide not to travel to Tatooine?

In Episode 5 of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Bail Organa leaves a message for Obi-Wan, informing him that he will be traveling to Tatooine to assist the Lars with young Luke. Yet in Episode 6, Bail apparently &...
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Lightsabers with extendable hilts

Are there any examples (preferably in canon but Legends is also acceptable) of a lightsaber featuring an extending hilt? What I'm looking for is perhaps some kind of telescoping mechanism such that ...
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What's the planet where this duel happened in the Obi Wan Kenobi series?

After watching the Obi Wan Kenobi series finale (episode 6), after all the emotional turmoil that it caused, I was writing a review and realized I don't know the name of the planet where the final ...
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